Date: 27-Nov-2022

Location: London, GB

Company: Mizuho

Profile Summary


The Business Analysis Team (BAT) sits within the International Acquisition Finance Department (IAFD) and provides essential Middle Office support to the Front Office teams within IAFD. BAT supports both the Asset Management team and the Origination team within IAFD and our main duties include assisting the front office teams in the preparation of credit applications, undertaking ratings for new transactions as well as regular and special reviews, submission of KYC / AML information for new customers, carrying out checking, reconciliation and rating reviews to ensure integrity of data, and preparation of various portfolio, financial and Management information reports for both IAFD and Head Office. The successful candidate will be joining a fast-paced middle office team which provides high quality, accurate and invaluable support for the IAFD front office teams which it sits alongside.


Duties and Responsibilities

•    Support the Head of Business Analysis as a strong number 2 with management responsibilities, including checking work, work allocation and standing in to manage the team when the Head is unavailable. 

•    Assisting the front office teams with the preparation    of credit applications for both the bank and Stratum managed account platform

•    Undertake analysis to establish initial rating of new transactions using audited accounts, Financial Due Diligence, Model and Commercial Due Diligence.

•    Accurate production of regular reporting and management information

•    Monitoring covenants and delivery of financial reporting 

•    KYC / AML analysis and submission in addition to annual rolling reviews

•    Ensuring both the credit and back office booking system data is accurate and up to date

•    Secondary loan closing 

•    Develop team spirit. 

•    Provide support and guidance where required

•    Providing fast and accurate support for the front office teams

•    Any other duties as required to support the strategy of IAFD and the bank


Qualifications, Skills and Experience

•    Highly numerate and capable of analysing company accounts

•    Experience and knowledge of leverage finance and the syndicated loans market

•    Knowledge of credit risk / credit analysis

•    Ability to work fast and accurately whilst under pressure 

•    Strong communication and presentation skills

•    Advanced Excel skills

•    Bachelors Degree or equivalent (desirable)

We champion a flexible work environment, as we understand the need for people to meet other commitments or simply strike a good work-life balance.  As such, we are happy to talk flexible working for this role such as reduced working hours.  The role will also include homeworking.  
At Mizuho we are committed to supporting equality and diversity, and seek to create a workplace that is fully inclusive.  We welcome applications from all sections of the community that we operate in and from all ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientation, beliefs, gender identities and disabilities.  
If you require more information about our equal opportunities policy or wish to discuss any accessibility requirements or reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team – and we will be happy to help. 




Mizuho Bank provides financial and strategic solutions for the increasingly diverse and sophisticated needs of international clients, focusing its efforts on serving major corporations, financial institutions, individuals and public sector entities. A relationship management approach to serving clients enables Mizuho Bank, together with group companies including Mizuho Trust & Banking and Mizuho Securities, to develop customised solutions in areas such as corporate, structured and project finance, transaction banking and risk management. 

With 81 offices outside Japan, Mizuho Bank offers both local experience and the ability to progress careers across its global business network. Mizuho Bank is a subsidiary of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc, one of the largest financial services companies in the world, with total assets of approximately US $1.8 trillion (as of March, 2016). Mizuho London Branch has over 850 employees, Mizuho Bank employs over 27,000 employees and is part of the Mizuho Financial 
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